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Everything tagged: Indigenous Peoples

LAC, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation sign agreement to safeguard residential school records

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Library and Archives Canada and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to ensure the preservation of, and public access to, the records of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on residential schools.

News June 2, 2016 

uAlberta MLIS Student Wins 2016 IFLA LIS Student Paper Award

Martha Attridge Bufton will receive her award at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio.

News May 23, 2016 

Literacy and numeracy among off-reserve First Nations people and Métis: Do higher skill levels improve labour market outcomes?

This article examines the literacy and numeracy skills of off reserve First Nations and Métis adults aged 25 to 65, focusing on the factors and labour market outcomes associated with higher skill levels.

News May 18, 2016 

Support the CHLA/MLA/ICLC Community Service Project: Promoting Health Professions for First Nations Kids

Help promote health professions for First Nations kids by supporting the community service project set-up by the organizers of Mosaic, the joint CHLA/MLA/ICLC conference.

News May 15, 2016 

First Nation Communities Read Shortlist Announced

Five books are in contention to become the First Nation Communities Read community reading selection for 2016-2017

News May 4, 2016 

uSask University Library Introduces Aboriginal Internship

The University of Saskatchewan Library has established an Aboriginal Internship to grow the pool of Aboriginal people qualified as information / knowledge managers in the province.

News March 7, 2016 

Highlights from Ontario Budget 2016

Highlights from the 2016 Ontario budget of interest to the library and information management community.

Blog February 28, 2016 

First Nations Records and Information Management Symposium 2016

Website: In 2008, the First Nations Summit Society supported the establishment of the First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) as a provincial entity to support BC First Nations as they …

Event February 2, 2016 (Type: Symposium) 

New from the Winnipeg Public Library: A Guide to Learning About Residential Schools

From lists of schools and timelines, to Truth and Reconciliation Commission information, links to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s remarkable archive, to books to borrow (for all ages), newspaper clippings to browse and much more.

News November 10, 2015 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Calls to Action for the Information Community

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its findings and calls to action today, including ones focused on the information management community.

Blog June 2, 2015